Ernest "Ernie" Levert Bell, husband of the late Maryann "Mary" Laboy, died peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Indianapolis, at the age of 96. He was born Sept. 3, 1921, in Knightsville, to Bert Bell and Amy (Kunkel) Bell, and graduated from Van Buren High School in 1939.
Surviving family members include daughter, Lydia A. Dalton (Steven); granddaughter, Kristi Rolingher (Shawn); grandsons, Brett Dalton (Hope) and Corey Dalton; granddaughter, Jaclyn de Koff (Jason); stepgreat-grandson, Tanner Brown; great-granddaughters, Tegan and Maizie; great-grandsons, Jacob and Julian; brother, Albert Bell (Georgeanna); sister-in-law, Florence (Laboy) Holender; daughter-in-law, Carol (Forsyth) Bell; and granddaughter-in-law, Suma Raju.
In addition to Mary, his son, Jeffrey A. Bell; and his grandson, Jeffrey Shan Bell, preceded him in death.
Visitation will be at Moore Funeral Home, Brazil, on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, beginning at 4 p.m. with funeral services to follow at 7 p.m. Online condolences may be expressed at:
Published on February 1, 2018